Judges decides: Tafida Raqeeb can go to Italy for treatment

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Great news. Last July I wrote about Tafida Raqeeb, a five-year-old who had a brain bleed on February 9 that left her in coma. Tafida was diagnosed with arteriovenous malformation, a rare condition which causes the blood vessels to have abnormal connections between the arteries and veins. …

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Italian Court opens a wide door to assisted suicide

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Italy’s constitutional court opened the door to assisted suicide in its decision in the case concerning Fabiano Antoniani, known as DJ Fabo. Antoniani incurred a spinal cord injury in June 2014, in a serious car accident. His injuries caused him to be blind and live as person …

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Physically healthy depressed man died by euthanasia in British Columbia

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Avis Favaro, the Medical correspondent with CTV News, produced an excellent news story concerning the death of Alan Nichols, a 61-year-old man who was physically healthy but lived with chronic depression. This story clearly shows how the recent Québec court decision that struck down the terminal illness …

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Belgian doctor charged with murder of four patients.

Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition. A doctor in Belgium has been charged with murder in the deaths of four patients in the palliative care department of the CHR van Hoei Hospital. An article published by Nieuwsblad.be stated (google translated): The court has suspected a doctor from Tihange of four murders. The man, who …

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Dementia Advocacy Canada promotes euthanasia for people with dementia

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Canada is debating expanding euthanasia to people who are not terminally ill, such as people with dementia. Recently a Québec court struck down the part of the criminal code that required that a person’s “death be reasonably forseeable.” The terminal illness restriction, in the law, prevented doctors …

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Catholic hospital is forced to provide MAiD (euthanasia) in Nova Scotia.

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition A campaign by Jocelyn Downie, the academic euthanasia activist at Dalhousie University, has resulted in St Martha’s hospital in Antigonish NS being forced to provide MAiD (euthanasia) in the Catholic hospital. An article by Ross Lord and Alexander Quon for Global News reported that the Nova Scotia …

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Euthanasia advocates fund-raising for Saskatoon euthanasia clinic

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Euthanasia advocates are raising money to establish a euthanasia clinic in Saskatoon, a place that Jae Blakley, an assisted death advocate, has named Cider House. Amanda Short, writing for the Saskatoon Star Phoenix on September 7, 2019, reported: Similar to hospice care, The Cider House would provide …

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Western Australian Parliament has marathon debate on euthanasia bill.

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition ABC News Australia reported that after a 20-hour marathon debate, the Western Australia euthanasia bill only achieved debate on 50 of the 184 clauses in the euthanasia bill. Jacob Kagi, writing for ABC News reported: The all-night sitting wrapped up after 5:00 am on Friday, having …

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Dutch doctors told to lie on euthanasia reports

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition My suspicions have been confirmed by the latest promotion campaign by the Dutch euthanasia clinic who are proudly reporting that requests for euthanasia, at the clinic, have increased by 15%. The euthanasia clinic claims that doctors across the Netherlands are referring patients to the clinic rather than …

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Canadian euthanasia party propaganda story

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Yesterday I responded to an Associated Press propaganda article celebrating an assisted suicide party in Seattle. One of our supporters sent me the link to a Canadian propaganda story about assisted suicide, a story that I did not write about when it was first published. Similar …

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AP story about Seattle assisted suicide party sheer propaganda

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition The following story may seem like a plot from a bad horror film, but it is simply another assisted suicide propaganda story. The Associated Press (AP) published an article written by Gene Johnson about an assisted suicide party in Seattle. The story is designed to make you …

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Australia’s Dr. Death is watching his clients die by suicide

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition In September 2014, a former Minnesota nurse, William Melchert-Dinkel, was convicted of assisted suicide in the death of Mark Drybrough from England and attempting to assist the suicide of Canadian teenager Nadia Kajouji. Melchert-Dinkel was a suicide voyeur who preyed upon suicidal members of a chat-room and …

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